Monthly Archives: May 2006

The Golden Twins and Copper King of Mexico

M&C reviews two new mining projects in Mexico – the
Los Filos twin open pit gold mine and the revived copper
mine of Minera Maria. Using different blasting and ore recovery techniques, both sites are aiming for the highest possible production levels using the best equipment available.

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Czech contractors take the “Smart” road

When Atlas Copco launched the SmartRig concept it was expected that contractors would need time to appraise its drilling characteristics and performance. But in the Czech Republic, good news travels fast, as Mike Smith reports. Atlas Copco?s new SmartRig crawler […]

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